Kansas City, Missouri

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Monday, March 13, 2017
Kansas City, Missouri
Interviewing finalists from Iowa, Kansas and Missouri 

District Court for the District of Western Missouri
Charles Evans Whittaker Courthouse
Second Floor Training Room C
400 East 9th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

This panel will convene 8:30 a.m.

**Note: Cell phones are not allowed at this panel location. Finalists should not attempt to bring a cell phone into the building, as there are not adequate resources to store or watch over confiscated cell phones.**

For the past several years, the Truman Scholars Association (an organization of Truman Scholar alumni) has hosted pre-interview dinners in the interview cities the night prior to the finalist interviews. The dinners are informal, fun, optional events for the finalists and a few Truman alumni hosts (interview panelists do not attend). The dinner locations are chosen at relatively inexpensive restaurants close to the venue where the students will be interviewed, and each person attending the dinner covers his or her own meal and transportation expenses. All finalists will be contacted by their interview city’s Truman host shortly after the official finalist announcement; if you wish to attend the dinner, please plan to be available for dinner around 7 p.m. in your interview city the evening before your interview.

Panel Members
Micah Kubic -- Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas; 2004 Truman Scholar
Matt Lindsey -- President, Kansas Independent Colleges Association and Fund; 2001 Truman Scholar
Jennifer Schmidt -- Director of the Public Policy and Legislative Clinics, University of Kansas Law School
Mary Tolar -- Director, Staley School of Leadership Studies; 1988 Truman Scholar
Andrew Rich, Secretary -- Executive Secretary, Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation; 1991 Truman Scholar